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ESA & 5Groningen Opportunity

Posted: Friday, December 14th, 2018 Posted in News
  • ACTIVITY: Feasibility Study
  • OPENING DATE: 18 September 2018
  • CLOSING DATE: 26 October 2019

Groningen, the Netherlands, is being transformed into the ultimate 5G testing ground. Managed by the EBG, entrepreneurs, non-profit organisations, and experts are being invited to test 5G applications in a dedicated initiative called 5Groningen. The 5G fieldlab is founded by some renowned telecom operators (KPN, Vodafone) and manufacturers (Ericsson, Huawei), together with research institutes like TNO and the Groningen university.

ESA Business Applications (BA) has partnered with 5Groningen to fund selected activities pursuing innovative space-based applications developments leveraging on the deployment of 5G networks. Organisations from member states (listed below) are invited to submit proposals for services that use 5G and satellite technologies. Chosen ideas will then be welcome to test their concept using 5Groningen field-lab and test areas in the Groningen region to pilot their idea and to receive funding from ESA. 

For more information and to apply, please visit the ESA website

For more information on 5Groningen, please visit – https://www.5groningen.nl